This pristine coastline can only be one place.
Aruba is the Dutch-Latin paradise just 15 miles north of the South American coastline, with year-round sunshine that sets the stage perfectly for an idyllic holiday.
Delve through the aloe vera, sip on an Aruba Ariba and explore what makes this alternate Caribbean getaway so special below.
Did you know?
Aruba is located outside the hurricane belt, meaning year-round average temperatures of 32 degrees with no rainy season!
While English is widely spoken in Aruba, its official languages are Dutch and Papiamento.
Aloe Vera grows in abundance here so a locally-made aftersun is the perfect purchase after a sunny day at the beach.
The local currency, the Aruban Florin, includes square coins - a unique souvenir to take home!
Whether you're booking family travel or a honeymoon, there are options for all.
Aruba's high-rise hotels are mainly international brands such as Ritz-Carlton and Hyatt, located on Palm Beach. Eagle Beach is home to the island's low-rise hotels.
Aruba boasts an eclectic mix of local and international cuisine. Thirsty? The locally-distilled tap water is safe to drink or try an Aruba Ariba, the island's speciality cocktail.
Things to do
With Eagle Beach named the number one beach in the Caribbean and number two beach in the world by the Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Awards, Aruba's coastal activities such as snorkelling and diving take the crown.
Don't miss Arikok National Park where visitors can take a dip in the stunning Conchi natural pool.
Enjoy the colourful street art and galleries in San Nicolas or dance to steel drums at the weekly Bon Bini Festival.